The cottonwood is a pollinating tree causing allergies that appear seasonally during early spring, with pronounced reactions occurring on warm, breezy days when pollen and mold counts peak due to airborne transport, resulting in inhalation of pollen particles through the eyes, nose and mouth 2.

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If you are experiencing serious medical symptoms, seek emergency treatment immediately.

Allergic Sinusitis and Migraines

Hay Fever Symptoms

Allergic Conjuctivitis

Allergic Rhinitis and Asthma

Treatment

People with allergies to cottonwood typically display allergies to other pollinating trees and should avoid outdoor exposure on high pollen count days 2. Decongestants, oral antihistamines, inhalers and allergy injections are effective in reducing cottonwood allergy symptoms 1.

The Wrap Up

Allergy Allergy The cottonwood is a pollinating tree causing allergies that appear seasonally during early spring, with pronounced reactions occurring on warm, breezy days when pollen and mold counts peak due to airborne transport, resulting in inhalation of pollen particles through the eyes, nose and mouth 2. Close-up of a woman using an asthma inhaler Allergies to cottonwood may cause symptoms of allergic rhinitis that combine with allergic asthma, resulting in nasal congestion, chronic sneezing and coughing, wheezing, throat soreness, chest tightness and asthma attacks 2. Man suffering from flu or allergy Allergies to cottonwood produce symptoms of hay fever, causing itchy sensations in the eyes, nose, throat and mouth, accompanied by post-nasal drip symptoms of runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing 2.

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